index of coincident indicators

index of coincident indicators
index of coincident indicators index of coincident indicators index

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index of coincident indicators UK US noun [C] (also composite index of coincident indicators)
ECONOMICS in the US, a combined set of measurements that are used to judge the present state of the economy. Data from four different areas of the economy are examined: paid employment, personal income, industrial production, and sales: »

The Conference Board's Index of Coincident Indicators fell 0.4% in February.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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